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May 19 Join Us May 19th at Pinot’s Palette!

Super Stars Literacy has teamed up with Pinot’s Pallet in Alameda for an evening of art and wine! Join us on May 19th at 2:30pm for a drink as we paint “Star Gazers” and raffle off fun prizes (a painting, a signed puck, books by prominent authors, a spa package, and more)! A great way… Read more »

more... March 10 16th Anniversary Gala Celebration

Celebrate 16 years of transforming lives through reading!  Saturday, March 10, 2018 6-10pm, Scott’s Seafood, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607 Join Super Stars Literacy on March 10, 2018 as we proudly declare “Oakland is Our Town”.  Super Stars Literacy is proud to celebrate the spirit of our home city as we celebrate 16 years of creating… Read more »

more... January 8 Super Stars Literacy on KBLX!

The Super Stars Literacy team was invited to participate in an interview with Sterling James on KBLX in San Francisco, and our very own classroom volunteer and board member, Meghan Shah, was featured sharing the good news on work!  Listen Here!  


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The Achievement Gap

Children from poor families enter school having been exposed, on average, to over 30 million fewer words than their more affluent peers.

A student who cannot read proficiently by 3rd grade is over 4 times more likely to drop out of school, which limits their own opportunities and continues the cycle of poverty in their communities

There is an almost 90% chance that a child who is a poor reader at the end of grade 1 will be a poor reader in grade 4.